The World Health Organisation, better known as WHO is the leading authority on health and well-being within the United Nations. This puts it in prime position to monitor the health status and trends of different nations.
The organisation splits into separate departments. The WHO Regional Office for Europe dealing with European issues over 53 countries and 29 member states. This includes Ireland, where WHO has uncovered some alarming trends and created some damning forecasts.
It is up to WHO to highlight key issues and the severity of problems. This is certainly the case with Ireland’s obesity epidemic.…Continue Reading